Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases


Medical News

Contaminated Endoscopes Suspected in CRE Outbreak in California Free

Seven patients have been infected with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), and two have died; the infections appear to be linked to contaminated duodenoscopes.

Drug Watch / Vaccine Watch

FDA Approves Isavuconazonium (Cresemba)

Isavuconazonium is noninferior to voriconazole for invasive aspergillosis and has efficacy for invasive mucormycosis.

HIV and ID Observations Blog

ID Learning Unit: Coagulase-Negative Staph, and the “Anti-Zebra” Residents’ Report Free

In HIV and ID Observations, Dr. Paul Sax demonstrates that a case does not have to pose an ongoing diagnostic dilemma to be educational.

Guideline Watch

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza

An update to the recommendations for 2013–2014